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Friday, December 3, 2021

8:00 AM

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

Welcome and Conference Overview
Marianne Haver Hill, Board Chair, Community Foundation of the Valleys

Rev. Zedar Broadous

8:55 AM

Welcome to Pierce College
Rolf Schleicher, Vice President of Administrative Services

9:00 AM

The Unhoused Mentally Ill
Kerry Morrison, Founder, Heart Forward LA

9:45 AM

The Challenge of Homelessness
Moderator: Wendy Greuel, Chair, LA Homeless Services Authority Commission

  • Ken Craft, President & CEO, Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
  • LaTina Jackson, Deputy Director, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
  • Stephanie Klasky-Gamer, President & CEO, LA Family Housing

10:35 AM


10:50 AM

The Challenge of Housing
Moderator: Helmi A. Hisserich, Sr. Principal, Co-Lead, Housing Team
La Sar Development Consultants

  • Matt Glesne, Sr. City Planning Director, LA City Planning
  • Al Grazioli, Director/Facilities, Real Estate & Asset Development Department, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Bea Stotzer, CEO, NEWCapital & Founder, New Economics for Women

11:40 AM

Community Foundation of the Valleys
Brigette Loden, Executive Director

11:50 AM


12:30 PM

The Valley Economic Alliance
Sonya Blake, President/CEO

12:40 PM

New Housing Paradigms for Los Angeles
Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer, City of Los Angeles

1:30 PM

Closing Remarks & Action Steps
Marianne Haver Hill

2:00 PM

Conference Closes